It’s been a difficult season at Stamford Bridge. While on the pitch, Chelsea have been caught in transition, modifying their style from the disciplined, machine-like methodology of the Jose Mourinho era to a more modern, free-flowing and technically based system of play, off the pitch, the West Londoners have been caught up in a media circus, with the focal point being the ever-controversial interim manager Rafa Benitez.
It’s caused the Blues to have a stop-start kind of year, failing to impact the Premier League title race, but battling well on all fronts, and securing a place in the Europa League final.
Despite the drama and negative media attention, a number of Chelsea players have stepped up, taking responsibility upon their own shoulders to secure results for the Blues.
We’ve compiled a list to pay homage to those who’ve given their all at Stamford Bridge this campaign, with full details of their influence upon the successes of the first team this year.